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Anglican Church of Canada votes to expand Lutheran-Anglican communion in North America

[Anglican Journal] General Synod passed a resolution July 15 to recognize full communion among the Anglican Church of Canada (ACC), the U.S.-based Episcopal Church (TEC), the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada […]

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The only Bible on the moon was left there by an Episcopalian on behalf of his parish

[Episcopal News Service] In 1971, St. Christopher Episcopal Church in League City, Texas, gave a Bible to a parishioner, David Scott, to take with him on a business trip. To […]

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Incense in doubt as loss of Boswellia trees leads to global shortage of frankincense

[Anglican Communion News Service] A global shortage of frankincense could threaten the production of church incense which some traditions use during worship as a visible sign of prayers ascending to […]

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Translation work completed on world’s first Tokelauan Bible

[Anglican Communion News Service] The world’s first Bible in Tokelauan is being prepared for publication after the final verse of the new work was translated July 10. It marks the […]

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Anglican Communion’s secretary general says education is key to peaceful communities

[Anglican Communion News Service] Education and joint activities across different faiths will help move some of Nigeria’s most divided communities away from hatred and fear, according to the secretary general […]

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Church of North India marks 50th anniversary with golden year of celebration

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of North India will be using its 50th anniversary this year to review, consult and then re-set its mission priorities for the next 10 […]

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Episcopal officials defend refugee resettlement after report Trump officials suggest halt to program

[Episcopal News Service] Trump administration officials reportedly have discussed the option of reducing refugee resettlement to zero in the next federal fiscal year, a move that critics warn could devastate […]

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Episcopal-supported NGO empowers Guatemalan teenagers to take charge of their sexual and reproductive health

[Episcopal News Service – Guatemala City, Guatemala] Eighteen-year-old Ubelia watched as each of her four sisters became a teenage mom. As the fifth and youngest daughter in the family, she […]

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Order of the Holy Cross will close monastery and retreat center in Santa Barbara, Calif.

[Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles] Mt. Calvary, the monastery and retreat center of the Order of the Holy Cross in Santa Barbara, California, will close in 2021, ending more than […]

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World Council of Churches invites all to support Global Prayer for the Peaceful Reunification of the Korean Peninsula

[World Council of Churches] The World Council of Churches invites all people of goodwill to observe a Sunday of Prayer for the Peaceful Reunification of the Korean Peninsula on Aug. […]

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